Market Rasen Surgery is a medium-sized dispensing practice based in the centre of town, just on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds and within easy reach of hospitals in Grimsby, Lincoln, Gainsborough and Louth. We serve a largely rural community of approximately 10500 patients over approximately 200 square miles.
The practice is contracted by The Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to provide general medical services to our patient population. As well as general medical services, we also provide many additional services, including minor surgery such as vasectomies in our purpose-built theatre, cervical screening, childhood immunisations, warfarin monitoring and suture removal.
In addition to the three GP Partners, and 3 salaried GPs we have a highly skilled practice nurses who carry out general nursing duties, also manages the care of patients with conditions such as asthma or other respiratory disease, diabetes and chronic heart disease. We have 2 nurse practitioners who are able to diagnose and prescribe for patients suffering from minor illnesses such as infections, rashes and bites. We also employ an older adults nurse who carries out reviews of patients and supports them with their day to day activities. The nursing team is supplemented by trained Health Care Assistants who take blood, monitor warfarin levels and take basic data such as height and weight. We also have a team of attached nursing staff who look after our patients.These include the community nursing team, health visitor, nursery nurse, community midwife and community psychiatric nurse. we also have regular outreach clinics in paediatrics, diabetes and psychiatry for the elderly.
The clinical team is supported by the dispensary and administrative staff, including receptionists, a finance manager, IT/Data Quality administrator, patient records administrator, patient services administrator, a medical secretary and cleaners. For the day to day management of the practice and its services to patients is the practice mananager.